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  • Locations: Glasgow, Scotland
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Host Program Website: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Arcadia 
  • Restrictions: UNC applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Contact: Ben Briggs Program type: Third-Party
Program features: Research Area of study: Biology, Chemistry, Earth science, Geological sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.8 Eligibility: Junior, Senior
Housing options: Apartment (shared), Residence Hall Language prerequisite: No
Language of instruction: English Cost for Summer: Over $10,000
Summer Program Duration: 5-6 Weeks
Program Description:

STEM Summer Research - Glasgow

Program Overview

Engage in hands-on research projects during this 6-week program, using the University's state of the art facilities to earn six (6) research credits. With one of the largest Biology departments in the UK, The University of Glasgow is particularly attractive to Biological Science students.

Glasgow is consistently ranked among the UK's best universities. With its location in the West end of the vibrant and buzzing city and its proximity to the scenic Kelvingrove Park, it is truly a incredible environment to explore.

Past research projects include: Using C. Elegans as a Model Organism for Genetic Screens; Chemical Robotics; The Beta Pen; Langton Ant Math Project; Bedrock Erosion by Moving Grains: Direct Measurements Using Intelligent Pebble.

Arcadia's Approach

Arcadia opens the doors to new experiences, different academic learning, people, cultures and perspectives so you can build your own lifelong learning and memories:

  • Enjoy academic success – earn credit abroad

  • Explore a new world – excursions, activities, events, and so much more!

  • Get to know yourself – gain a new view of the world and your place in it.

  • Rely on us for support – 9 centers in 11 countries worldwide

  • Boost your resume – employers AND graduate schools.

Please check our website for dates and the latest program information.




Early application to Arcadia is advisable as applications are reviewed and research projects are assigned on a rolling basis.
 

Courses/Credits


Courses offered on this program are transfer credit.
​Transfer Credit Courses

Not taught by UNC faculty

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Funding Study Abroad

Visit our Costs & Funding page for information about financial aid, scholarships, and other ways to pay for a study abroad experience. 

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Apply for Scholarships Nearly 1 million dollars in study abroad scholarships are awarded to UNC student each year. Complete the common scholarship application to be considered for multiple awards to assist you in funding your program! Check out additional scholarshipsfunding resources and the Funding Finder to locate even more scholarship opportunities.
Financial Aid Travels with You Generally, students participating in approved study abroad programs can apply their regular financial aid (with the exception of work-study) to their study abroad expenses. For summer, financial aid is typically dispersed in the form of loans. Contact the UNC Office of Scholarships and Student Aid (OSSA) for more information.

Program Budget

Review the Budget Sheet posted for this program for detailed information on costs and fees. Costs vary per term and are subject to change.
Tuition and fees for the program are set based on the host institution’s rates, and will be charged to the participant’s UNC student account. Always refer to the Budget Sheet on this page, and not the host institution’s posted rates, as it is customized for UNC students. Review the Budget Sheet for additional Cashier Billed Expenses and Out-of-Pocket Costs. The Study Abroad Office strongly encourages students to budget carefully for their time abroad.

Apply Now

Complete Online Application Applications will be accepted beginning December 1

To apply to study abroad, this is the only required step! 
Attend an Event Have general questions about the application process and credit transfer? Attend an upcoming Study Abroad 101 Session.

Still browsing programs? Attend a Study Abroad Fair to hear from past participants and study abroad staff!

Still have questions? Schedule a 20 minute advising appointment with a Study Abroad Advisor to cover personal questions in a private setting. Click on "Request Advising" to set up a meeting.
 
Apply for Scholarships Don't forget that scholarship applications are due on the same day as the program application!

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 02/10/2020
03/05/2020 TBA TBA
Summer 2021 02/10/2021 03/03/2021 TBA TBA

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